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Al Día Con Centro Presente- Rol de la Juventud en el Movimiento

Our latest radio show “Al Dia con Centro Presente” about the role of youth in the pro-immigrant rights movement in the United States. We were joined by our special guests Katherine Asuncion and Rodrigo Huertas, youth leaders with the organization Student Immigrant Movement (SIM).

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Al Día Con Centro Presente- Aniversario del Legado de Monseñor Romero

Our latest radio show “Al Dia con Centro Presente” about the Anniversary of Monsignor Romero. We hosted a special program in his honor and talked about his legacy of social justice for the immigrant community.

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Al Día Con Centro Presente- Semana de Educación Financiera

Our latest radio show “Al Dia con Centro Presente” about the Financial Literacy Week being held from March 23 to March 27 with our guest from the Mexican Consulate in Boston

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Al Día Con Centro Presente- Foro informativo sobre la Acción Ejecutiva

Our latest radio show “Al Dia con Centro Presente” about our informative forum on the Executive Action occurring this weekend.

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Al Día Con Centro Presente- Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS)

Our latest radio show “Al Dia con Centro Presente” about the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the Salvadoran community and our upcoming events about the Executive Order.

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Al Día Con Centro Presente- Congelo de la Acción Ejecutiva

Our latest radio show “Al Dia con Centro Presente” about the action taken by a Federal district judge in Texas which froze the executive action by President Barack Obama on immigration and the impact of this action on our community.

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Policy may reunite immigrants, endangered children

Federal officials are rolling out a new refugee program that could reunite thousands of children facing danger in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador with their immigrant parents in the United States.

Officials announced the program with little fanfare in November, and it has taken time for the word to spread. Thousands of immigrants who have had temporary legal status for many years could be eligible to apply for the first time to bring their children to America.

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Latinos lack in power positions in area cities, report says

Latinos lack in power positions in area cities, report says

Report cites ‘silent crisis’ in area cities

The Latino population in Boston, Somerville, and Chelsea has boomed in recent years, but their faces remain largely absent from positions of power in City Hall, according to a new report from an advocacy organization that brands the dearth of Hispanics in local government a “silent crisis.”

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Mother of Merci

Mother of Merci

After her father was murdered, Nixia came to Boston from Honduras in search of a better life for her children. But she had to leave one of them behind.

In the belly of a brown-brick apartment building in Allston, a pastor with silver teeth and a thin mustache is preaching hope and miracles to a crowd of Central American migrants, but Nixia’s mind is on the 15-year-old daughter she abandoned 2,000 miles away.

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President Barack Obama’s Executive Order

On November 20th, President Barack Obama used his executive power to make what many consider some positive changes in our immigration system.

The President’s speech brought great joy and satisfaction to the 5 million undocumented immigrants who are now going to be able to receive the benefits offered by this executive order.

On this edition of Centro, WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with Patricia Montes, Executive Director of “Centro Presente” a local non-profit organization which advocates for Latino immigrant rights. Tune in!